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Juneteeth June 19 Freedom Day

Celebrating Juneteenth at the Y

Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19th, celebrates the emancipation of those who were enslaved—two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation. To celebrate, the YMCA of Superior California is sharing some tips on how you can celebrate!

Click here to learn more about the historical legacy of Juneteenth.

Shop Local Black-Owned Businesses

Shop at a local Black-owned business or restaurant today. You can find out more information about locating those establishments in Sacramento here.


Share Podcasts, Movies and Other Media

Check out a new Black-produced or directed podcast or movie - check out this list to get you started!


Encourage Books by Black Authors

For Juneteenth, we'd like to highlight both children’s and adult books by Black authors and encourage young readers to add these books to their reading plan for the month – and beyond! Check out some of the fantastic Black authors at your local library or bookstore. Explore those titles here.



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